BSC (Kin), MPT
Sports Specific Injuries
Certified in Dry Needling/IMS
Christina completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology in 2008 at Simon Fraser University and a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy in 2010 at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. She has been practicing for over 12 years.
Christina uses an evidence-based approach in treating injuries which allows her to apply a biopsychosocial model to her assessments and treatments. She believes that education and self-management of one’s injuries is key in recovery.
Christina has completed extensive post-graduate and continuing education training. Christina is certified in IMS (Intramuscular Stimulation) and vestibular rehabilitation. She is also trained in clinical Pilates. Her training in both Australia and Canada allowed her to develop a large skill set of manual therapy techniques which she incorporates into her treatments. Being an athlete herself she enjoys treating all sporting injuries from adolescent growth injuries to sports related injuries to weekend warrior injuries.
Christina is also able to prescribe custom made orthotics by completing a biomechanical assessment and works with her clients to find the best appropriate orthotic to suit your daily needs.
Christina is an avid runner, completing twenty-one half marathons and two full marathons. Her continued love for lacing up has no end. Being a runner, she understands the demands the body endures when training in any competitive sport.
Any outdoor activity, Christina will be there. She thrives on physical activity and is outdoor most to all weekends. Christina enjoys skiing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, cycling, swimming, stand up paddle boarding, playing tennis and hiking. She also enjoys travelling and has spent time in Australia, Europe, Southeast Asia, BVI and Mexico, she can’t wait for more overseas exploring and immersing herself in many more adventures.
Our name exemplifies the services we provide. CORE can be interpreted as your brain, body and who we surround ourselves with. KINESIS is the study of movement.
We strive to be an integral part of the community providing services to all family members regardless of age.
Our Core Values are:
EMPOWER: educate with the knowledge to understand the body, making informed decisions for habit and lifestyle changes.
GROW: Take the knowledge to maximize positive growth in the body, mind and spirit.
EVOLVE: Don’t ever stop listening and adapt as needs demand.
Monday-Friday: 8am – 7pm
Saturday: 10am – 12pm